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Smoothie Making 101

  • Healthy Eating
  • Meal Planning

There are thousands of different combinations you can make to come up with the perfect smoothie. These drinks are a great choice when you're on the go, bored with your old breakfast and snack ideas, or just want to satisfy a sweet tooth.

Smoothies

Follow these steps to build the perfect smoothie.

1. Choose a base.

Consistency is key when making a smoothie. You don't want it too runny, but you don't want to have to use a spoon to eat it either. Excellent bases include...

  • ½ - 1 frozen banana
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt

2. Pick your favorite fruits/vegetables.

Some people prefer fruit smoothies, some vegetable, and others like a combination of the two. Here are some of our favorites to include in delicious smoothies:

  • Berry medley: strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries
  • Tropical fruits: pineapple, mango, papaya
  • Classic fruits: apple, pear, peach
  • Best veggies: spinach, kale, carrot, cucumber, pumpkin

3. Add a liquid.

This may not be necessary if the fruits/vegetables you use are really juicy. If you do add a liquid, be sure to add just a little at a time until you reach your desired consistency.

  • Almond milk
  • Coconut milk
  • Coconut water
  • Water

4. Give your smoothie a little something extra.

Spices, seeds, and other various ingredients can make a great addition to any smoothie. Try some of these:

  • Chia seeds - an excellent source of fiber
  • Nut butter - for a little extra protein
  • Apple cider vinegar - aids in weight loss and detoxing the body
  • Cinnamon - helps to regulate blood sugar and lower cholesterol
  • Protein powder - give you smoothie a protein boost

Voila...a perfect smoothie just for you!

What's YOUR favorite smoothie combination?

Comments

Jan Coughlin
Café Mocha flavoured bio-trust protein powder, pumpkin butter, ground flax seeds, 1/2 frozen banana, cinnamon, organic milk. Sooooo GOOD!!!
Phran Ginsberg
1/2 frozen banana, 1/2 C frozen berries, 1 C Spinach, 8oz coconut water, a scoop of collagen peptides and a 2 TBSP Cacao! (For a thicker, spoon needed breakfast - I use coconut milk instead!)
June Nelson
Yum!!! Thanks!!! I lost 50 lbs. using 1 smoothie a day in my Nutribullet 😉
Anne
For you chocoholics ;), use organic cacao powder (I use it instead of regular baking cocoa powder)! That with almond milk, a banana, a little organic natural peanut butter, and a touch of honey (or your sweetener of choice) makes a GREAT breakfast or snack!
Carol Gregory
I love using mangos and blueberries with coconut milk and Greek yogurt. Cocoa is also a great add in to this combination.
Melissa
This is perfect for me ...I don't really like eggs that much and find myself skipping breakfast to avoid them.
Hannah
Almond milk, Greek yogurt, and a peach!
Krislinda Thompson
Apple juice, frozen Banana, and strawberries, or substitute Greek yogurt and milk for apple juice!
Danielle Roberts
nut butter banana spinach and strawberries .. That's my favored!
Julie  Parenti
Love strawberries, kale, coconut & coconut milk with protein powder.
Dolores Al-Mashouq
I love these ideas..it’s summer and this sounds more nutritious than a snow cone with all the sugary syrups
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Terrie

My favorite... Vanilla Chai Protein Smoothie. Sometimes I substitute almond butter for the protein powder and almond extract for vanilla. Yum Yum!!!

Barbara Formus
Half coconut milk and half water, spinach, blueberries half banana, chia seeds and protein powder
Mary
When adding ACV to a smooth how much is enough?
Photini Krassari
Water melon, half avocato, ginger, turmeric
Mary Alice Ruppert
This is so awesome! Thanks for the basics on smoothies - my easiest breakfast/snack option!
Liebby Elias
Strawberries, Tbls spoon Vital Green powder, brewed tea (fruit or green) or coconut water, wallnuts, tsp Stevia. In Magic Bullet, looks like swamp but tastes delicious. Brekky most mornings <3 xx
Cathy Farris
I precook Kale (Vit. K is increased), and freeze for later. I put frozen kale in bullet, then about 2-3 T. frozen organic blueberries and strawberries 1/3 piece of a small banana frozen. 1 tsp. of organic cocao and some cinnamon (few shakes), and 1 Tbs. of organic coconut oil, and 3/4 scoop of grass fed pure bone broth protein powder. pour some coconut milk (3/4) and 1/4 of cold water and a 2 scoop of Now Better Stevia, about 1/16th of a tsp. each scoop. sometimes i put in ground flax seed.

Categories

  1. Balance   
       21 posts
  1. Healthy Eating   
       15 posts
  1. Gluten Free   
       6 posts
  1. Parenting   
       5 posts
  1. Inspiration   
       5 posts
  1. Clean Eating   
       4 posts
  1. Cheat Day   
       3 posts
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